Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC)

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GAC is the world’s leading specialized accrediting body for project management and related degree programs, accrediting programs at the bachelor’s, postgraduate, and doctorate levels offered within accredited institutions of higher education worldwide. Organizations today recognize project management as a critical competency. Colleges and universities are responding with programs that prepare students to enter the workplace with the knowledge and skills to fulfill this need.


The PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) assures accredited programs are relevant, student-focused, and accountableAs the leading accrediting body for project, program, and portfolio management programs, the GAC is committed to excellence and continuous improvement.

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Handbook of Accreditation for Academic Degrees and Awards

Review the standards of accreditation and learn more about the accreditation process.

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GAC Virtual Visits

GAC is providing virtual visits to ensure the health and safety of GAC Volunteers and applicant programs. 

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New Document Library

Access resources for applicant and reaffirming programs, GAC visit teams and other GAC documents.

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PMI Certification Requirements for GAC Graduates 

Graduates of GAC accredited programs will be granted substantial credit toward the experience requirement for all PMI certifications. 

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Learn more about GAC accreditation, becoming a peer reviewer or upcoming events.

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Register for an Upcoming Webinar

Learn best practices for the GAC accreditation process or serving as a GAC volunteer team member. Access previously recorded webinars.

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GAC Releases Resources for Accreditation Onsite Visits

Resources for Accreditation Visits

Online training modules for GAC Onsite Team Members and programs considering or applying for GAC accreditation.

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GAC Volunteers Module 1

Steps to Get Your Program Accredited

Learn about the 4-step process to have your program accredited.

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